AskDefine | Define specially

Dictionary Definition

specially adv
1 in a special manner; "a specially arranged dinner" [syn: especially]
2 to a distinctly greater extent or degree than is common; "he was particularly fussy about spelling"; "a particularly gruesome attack"; "under peculiarly tragic circumstances"; "an especially (or specially) cautious approach to the danger" [syn: particularly, peculiarly, especially]

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Adverb

specially
  1. In a special manner.

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Extensive Definition

Special may refer to:
  • Special needs, a diagnosis used to classify children as needing more services than those children without special needs
  • Special teams, units in American football and Canadian football that are on the field during kickoffs, free kicks, punts, and field goal and extra point attempts
  • Television special, a television program, typically a short film or television movie, which interrupts or temporarily replaces scheduled programming
  • Very special episode, an advertising term for an episode of a television program that deals with a serious and/or controversial social issue
  • Special effects, visual effects used in the film, television, and entertainment industry to create scenes that cannot be achieved by normal means
  • Adcox Special, a biplane built in Portland, Oregon in 1929
  • The SPECIAL System, the character creation system of the computer role-playing game Fallout
  • A special constable, a volunteer police officer
  • Special relationship is a phrase originating in the United Kingdom used to characterise what British advocates view as the positive political, diplomatic, historical, and relations between the United States and member nations of the Commonwealth of Nations or the United Kingdom.
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Special may also be:
specially in German: Sonderausgabe
specially in French: Special
specially in Japanese: スペシャル
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